Helping Families Preserve Assets and Pay for Care
December 21 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Jeanie will be leading the Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s support group at Briarlake Baptist Church. We will be showing the movie: Still Alice. Lunch will be provided and a discussion time available afterwards. All are welcome. Please contact: Jeanie@georgia-elderlaw.com
January 9 from 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm. Chris will be presenting the CEU, “The Family Feud” at Brookdale South Lee 4355 S. Lee St., Buford, GA 30518 to social workers, nurses and case managers.
January 10 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. Kelley will be teaching about Advanced Directives and leading the group in completing their own personal document to Cumming /Dawson senior network in group. (CDSPN)
January 11 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Paul will be presenting on “Hold the Stress: Smart Advice for Not Getting Squeezed when You’re in the Sandwich Generation.” This presentation will describe the common challenges faced by adults who are having to make care decisions for their aging parents even as they are still raising minor children of their own to Emory Employees at the Healthy New You Expo.
January 22 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Chris will be presenting on Senior Scams to the Older Adults Group at MJCCA.
January 25 from 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm. Chris will be presenting the CEU, “The Family Feud” at Lakeside Funeral Home, 121 Claremore Dr, Woodstock, GA 30188 to social workers, nurses and case managers. Special Session: The end is near! – A few professional tips from a Social Worker to fellow Social Workers to best care for our patients in that last year of life with Brandi Hackett from Life’s End Logistics LLC. The chat will Include information on grief, family drama, professional supports (from the outsiders perspective with some family feedback), and the importance of proactive discussions on difficult topics.
February 9 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Paul will be presenting on Three Essential Documents to the Support Group at Glancy Rehab.
February 23 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Chris will be presenting the CEU, “How To Not Get Squeezed When You’re in the Sandwich Generation.” to social workers and case managers at NGMC Braselton.
In this presentation, elder law and estate planning attorney Chris Brannon will describe the common challenges faced by adults who are having to make care decisions for their aging parents even as they are still raising minor children of their own. Topics to be addressed include: best practices for estate planning for older adults, the continuum of long-term care (independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing), ways of paying for long-term care, how to plan for young adults who may inherit money before the reach full maturity, and how to plan for young children in the event of the death or incapacity of either or both spouse. Special attention will be paid to how to address the competing financial priorities that often arise for members of the sandwich generation.
February 27 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Chris will be presenting on Senior Scams to the Older Adults Group at Temple ETZ CHAIM.
Georgia Elder Law Blog
Starting on July 1, 2017, the new Uniform Power of Attorney Act (the “UPOAA”) governs new financial Powers of Attorney (“POAs”) in the state of Georgia. In this blog post, we will provide a review of the function of a POA, and outline some of the changes made to Georgia law under the UPOAA. A POA is a document in which one party (the “Principal”) grants authority to another party (the “Attorney-in-Fact” or “Agent”) to act for the Principal in making financial decisions.
The Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care and the POLST (Physician's Order for Life Sustaining Treatment) are both health care proxy forms. This blog will describe each document and its uses. The Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care The Georgia Advance...
Congress passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act as a provision of the 21st Century Cures Act. This new law cured a decades old injustice toward special needs adults. In 1993, Congress enacted laws allowing a parent, grandparent, guardian, or court to establish a...
In one of the biggest rule changes regarding skilled nursing facilities since 1991, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in late September that it was banning pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing home residency agreements, effective...
WHY HIRE US
We can help you save money and preserve assets if a member of your family is facing the likelihood of long-term care. We will utilize all available resources to reduce the immense financial burden of long-term care.
WHERE WE WORK
Our practice is based in the metro-Atlanta area but we work with clients across the state of Georgia including Athens and South Georgia. We will also come to our clients and often meet them in their homes, hospital rooms, or nursing homes.
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